Q. My 11 yr old dog has recently been eating and drinking about 4 times his normal amount (past 2 mos). This seems abnormal to me?? Any ideas?

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A. Yes that is abnormal and not healthy. Have you changed his diet? If so he may need to eat more to get his nutritional needs. Is he just being greedy? Have you wormed recently with a veterinary worm treatment? It could be thyroid related (less common in dogs than cats). Or it could be another medical problem. Go to your vet as soon as possible for a diagnosis.

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